Democrats still have plenty of opportunities to retake the majority, but once top-tier states like Ohio and Florida have slipped. However, Republicans have new worries in Indiana and North Carolina.
Former president Bill Clinton will attend planned events in California and Nevada over the next 2 days as Hillary Clinton recovers from pneumonia. President Obama campaigns in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
Donald Trump says that if Iran harasses U.S. ships in the Persian Gulf, "they will be shot out of the water." Iranian and U.S. Navy vessels have long played cat-and-mouse in the Gulf.
Steve Inskeep talks to Senator Debbie Stabenow, who has co-sponsored the legislation, providing millions in new federal funding for drinking water to her home state of Michigan.
Some GOP donors, skeptical of Donald Trump, are focusing on Senate races. Steve Inskeep talks to Daniel Garza of the Libre Initiative, a group targeting Latino voters in Nevada and Florida.
Studies suggest that smoking heavily in adolescence may affect brain function in adulthood, but there's a dearth of hard evidence for voters contemplating pot's long-term effects.
The events moving out of state include games from the 2017 men's basketball tournament — the organization's premier event. N.C. Republicans say the decision is "so absurd it's almost comical."
This week on Hidden Brain, Shankar Vedantam explores how unconscious ideas about the family shape the way we think about politics.
Donald Trump spoke to supporters in Asheville, N.C., Monday night, where he criticized Hillary Clinton's comments about his supporters but largely stayed away from her recent health issues.
In an effort to save the sacred cow, one Indian state is attacking biryani, the much-loved rice and meat dish. The police is collecting biryani from homes and shops to test if it contains beef.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with New Yorker writer Jill Lepore about her piece in this week's magazine looking at the history of debating and presidential debates.
Donald Trump is facing scrutiny over how much money he has given to his charity, the Trump Foundation, and whether its funds have been used for political gains. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold, who has been following this story.
In a speech Monday, Donald Trump focused on comments from Hillary Clinton calling half of his supporters "deplorables" and largely held back from commenting on her health troubles.
Hillary Clinton's efforts to humanize herself and make an affirmative case for her candidacy has been complicated by a case of pneumonia and her comments about Donald Trump's supporters.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is cracking down on a plant that it says is involved in a number of deaths. Advocates say kratom can help treat opioid addiction, which is far bigger hazard.
Here's what you missed while Hillary Clinton's abysmal weekend took over Monday's news cycle.
Her campaign also says it could have done a better job acknowledging that the Democratic nominee is being treated for pnumonia.
Clinton's begrudging admission that she's being treated for pneumonia raises the question of how transparent candidates should be about their medical concerns.
In two weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet for their first debate. David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Mollie Hemingway senior editor at The Federalist.
Questions are being raised after Hillary Clinton left a memorial for Sept. 11 victims due to feeling overheated. Later, her doctor revealed Clinton had been diagnosed with pneumonia last Friday.